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botanical name:
Geranium 'Phillipe Vapelle'
Geranium 'Phillipe Vapelle' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Cranesbill
synonyms:  Geranium renardii 'Phillipe Vapelle'
family:  Geraniaceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.30m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: mounding
leaf colour: grey-green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 8
description:
Forms tidy mounds of rounded, scallop edged, heavily textured greyish green leaves, similar to Geranium renardii. Pale blue-lilac flowers with dark purple veins, freely produced over a long period in summer.

cultivation:
Well drained, preferably rather poor, soil in sun or part shade.

propagation:
By division. Also available as seed, it is uncertain if these reliably come true.

other notes:
Probably a hybrid of Geranium renardii x Geranium platypetalum.

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